O Pioneers! By Willa Cather ( Part one of a Trilogy)

O Pioneers! By Willa Cather ( Part one of a Trilogy)

by Willa Cather
     
 

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O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies, and she devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when other immigrant families… See more details below

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O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies, and she devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when other immigrant families are giving up and leaving the prairie. The novel is also concerned with two romantic relationships, one between Alexandra and family friend Carl Linstrum and another between Alexandra's brother Emil and the married Marie Shabata. This is part of a trilogy of the "Prairie Series", the next book is The Song of the Lark and the final part is My Antonia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012601988
Publisher:
Granto Classic Books
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Series:
Prairie Series , #3
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
965,576
File size:
0 MB

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